Brunton Rangefinders Beaverton OR

Local resource for Brunton rangerfinders in Beaverton. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to laser rangefinders, golf rangefinders, hunting rangefinders, military rangefinders, and waterproof rangefinders, as well as advice and content on choosing Brunton rangefinder retailers.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 598-3081
9402 SW Washington Sq Rd
Tigard, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 547-2904
Crossroads Shopping Center
Hillsboro, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 667-1950
Gresham Town Fair
Gresham, OR
 
Sports Authority
(503) 614-8316
18085 N.W. Evergreen Parkway
Hillsboro, OR
Services
Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Portland Kayak Company
(503) 459-4050
6342 SW Macadam Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 635-3800
Meridian Square
Lake Oswego, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 285-5040
1140 N. Hayden Meadow Drive
Portland, OR
 
Sports Authority
(503) 644-9800
Walker Center, 2780 S.W. Cedar Hills
Beaverton, OR
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Tualatin REI Store
(503) 624-8600
7410 SW Bridgeport Rd
Tigard, OR
 
Hillsboro REI Store
(503) 617-6072
2235 NW Allie Avenue
Hillsboro, OR
 

Brunton Laser Echo Rangefinder Review

It's no secret that, in the last few years, electronics have come down in price and improved in quality. These days, consumers expect and generally get much better performance with far less sticker shock.

Hunters have benefited too. Microelectronics have opened up a whole new world in GPS navigation, outdoors communications, photography, and range estimation. And each of these things has enhanced the outdoors experience.

The Brunton Laser Echo Rangerfinder CAMO is one example of a high-tech hunting tool that is now easily attainable by budget-conscious hunters. I had the good fortune of field-testing one in a variety of conditions including snow and rain. Here's what I found.


The Brunton Laser Echo Rangefinder

Basic, easy operation
First, it should be noted that this rangefinder is a reasonably priced (MSRP $278.25) unit meant to fulfill the needs of bow and rifle hunters within practical hunting ranges. As such, the company claims that it is accurate within plus or minus 1 yard at ranges from 15 to 440 yards. I tested it at several known distances and found this statement to be true; the unit is very accurate.

Aside from this, its appeal lies in its simplicity.

To begin with, the sight picture is relatively uncluttered. Moreover, the 6X magnification is well suited to the ranges that the Echo handles. It provides just enough magnification to permit you to easily acquire boulders, stumps, and tree trunks in the circular reticle at 200 yards or better. And the field of view (12.2 yards at 100 yards) allows you to find the target in relation to its surroundings at a glance , which makes range acquisition quick - a real benefit in hunting situations.

The units of measurement can be set to meters or yards too; switching is simply a matter of pressing the mode button for 3 seconds.

The Echo offers four simple to use and easily understood modes. The "Standard" mode is the default. It is meant for ranging targets closer than 150 yards. The "

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